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Register To Vote

VOTE.2-300The 2016 election is less than 30 days away. Colorado has the highest percentage of registered voters in the country according to the Pew Center on the States. The numbers show that 87% of eligible voters in Colorado are registered to vote. Colorado residents can register to vote through Election Day, but if you register less than 8 days before the Continue reading

Register To Vote On Your Phone

Vote_Checkmark-300x300If you have not registered to vote for this November’s election, you can now receive registration and election information via text.  Colorado residents can now text the word “Colorado” or “C-O” to “2vote”, and a link where they can register to vote will be texted directly to their smart phone. The link will also contain Continue reading

Wyoming Primary Election Today

Vote_CheckmarkThe Wyoming primary elections are Tuesday. Polls will stay open through 7 Tuesday night, and any person in line by 7 will be given the chance to vote. Those who haven’t registered to vote before today may do so at the polls. By state law, employees who do not have three or more consecutive non-working hours during the times polls are open must be given Continue reading

New Limits On Oil And Gas Development?

Co-Oil-Gas-300It’s possible that voters in Colorado may see issues concerning oil and gas development on the ballot this November. Supporters of two Initiatives turned in their petitions to the Secretary of Sate yesterday. Both initiatives seek to stop or limit oil and gas development in the state by amending the Colorado constitution. Initiative 75 would move Continue reading

How To Vote In Local Primaries

Vote_Checkmark-300x300Ballots should have arrived in the mail by now for the local 2016 Primary Elections in Colorado. The deadline to submit your ballot to your local County Clerks office is 7 pm June 28th. If you are planning to mail in your ballot make sure you send it off early enough for it to be received by the deadline, as a
postmark will not count. Also be aware that mail-in Continue reading

Primaries Considered For Colorado

Vote_CheckmarkDue to criticism over the use of caucuses to determine Colorado’s presidential nominees the state is taking steps towards adopting a primary election system for the next election. A bill was passed out of the Colorado House of Representatives yesterday that would require the Governor to set a presidential primary date for any Continue reading

Free Postage For Mail In Ballots In Colorado

colorado-state-seal-300Legislation is heading to the state senate that would allow Colorado voters to mail in their election ballots without paying for postage. The statehouse has approved the bill and moved it to the senate for a vote. The legislation would allow counties to pay for return postage on mail in ballots, and would guarantee the Continue reading

Sexting Could Land Teens On Sex Offenders List

sextingA new bill to cut down on the penalties associated with teen sexting has fallen short in the Colorado House. A committee voted 7-6 Tuesday against the proposal, which would have lowered criminal penalties for teenagers exchanging nude pictures of themselves. The move means that even consensual Continue reading

Super Tuesday Caucuses Today

Vote_CheckmarkColoradans will vote today to elect a presidential candidate or delegates to represent them moving forward in the election process. The Presidential caucus process for Democrats and Republicans is substantially different. Democrats will actually vote to determine which Continue reading

Moffat County Acknowledges Human Trafficking And Stalking Awareness

moffat-county-commissionersThe Moffat County Commissioners voted yesterday to make January “Human Trafficking and Stalking Awareness Month” in Moffat County. The proclamations were presented to the Commissioners by Members of “Advocates Crisis Support Services” of Craig. Human trafficking awareness month provides an opportunity to Continue reading

Tipton On Obamacare Repeal Bill

scott-tipton-AT-KRAI-300Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton yesterday released a statement regarding the bill  that rolls back the Affordable Care Act and strips federal funding for Planned Parenthood for one year.  The President has said he will repeal the bill.  Tipton stated that if the President “vetoes this repeal effort, he will be admitting that he is unwilling to fix the failures of the law and work toward accessible and affordable healthcare for all Americans—something Obamacare has drastically failed to do.”   Tipton went on the say Continue reading

Vote For Downtown Steamboat Here

MAINSTREET STEAMBOATThe downtown Steamboat organization, Mainstreet Steamboat Springs, is encouraging everyone to vote for Steamboat as the “Best Colorado Main Street Community of the Year”. Steamboat Spring is one of four communities recently nominated for the honor.  Selection of the winner will be based on two elements, a panel of judges and online voting. Voting ends Monday. To vote follow this link.